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The solar sector is experiencing an unexpected revival, powering a rally in solar stocks.
Utility companies' battle with solar users illustrates the distance the alternative energy source has traveled.
Several utility companies have recently announced increases in their retail electricity rate as they struggle to meet peak periods of demand.
Madison, Wis., is experiencing wind chills in the 40 below range. Mayor Paul Soglin of Madison discusses the economic impact of the arctic freeze and how it is affecting day-to-day business.
Consensus is growing that the U.S. electricity grid is vulnerable to both hacking and physical attacks, but protecting it remains a work in progress.
Nick Xanders, head of European equity strategy at BTIG, says the utility sector is cleaning up its business and could benefit from an economic recovery in 2014.
Volatility will likely pick up next year, Citigroup Chief U.S. Equity Strategist Tobias Levkovich says.
More households are using this as their main winter fuel to save cash. But there may be hidden costs.
CNBC's Scott Cohn reports from the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant in Baltimore, Maryland, where the city has budgeted $3 billion over the next several years to fix the system.
A choking smog across much of northern China threatens major coal projects globally that are still on the drawing board.
Breakneck consolidation among utilities is unlikely to cause them to cut back on investments in infrastructure, analysts say.
NBC News' Harry Smith reports on the devastated areas of the Philippines after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit hard. Smith describes just how flattened the neighborhoods are.
CNBC's Sri Jegarajah reports from Manila, Philippines, on the "slow and hampered" aid efforts after Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the area. The country has professional emergency services, however they are overwhelmed and there is a lot of risk for water borne diseases.
Aaron Jagdfeld, Generac Power Systems CEO, discusses how his company is profiting by providing backup power for consumers.
Steve Holliday, National Grid CEO, discusses what his company has done to secure power service and protect customers from storms like Superstorm Sandy.
French utility EDF and the British government have signed an agreement to build two nuclear reactors for a total cost of 16 billion pounds, EDF said in a statement on Monday.
Utilities stocks are doing their best to drive the market higher, today, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.
A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.
Erik Ristuben, Chief Investment Strategist at Russell Investments, says the Federal Reserve's decision not to taper its stimulus means it wants to protect the long end of the curve and keep current mortgage rates at current levels.
Peter Atherton, head of utilities research at Liberum Capital, tells CNBC that Labour energy policies risk hitting companies hard and breaking the energy compact.
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